Understand Relevant Alberta Boating Regulations and Your Vessel Ownership

Vessel ownership is a comprehensive task that includes all sorts of different forms, applications, and guidelines you will need to consider in order to meet Alberta boating regulations. However, while a lot of people are aware that they have to meet these regulations, they aren’t exactly privy to how these procedures work. Let’s take a…

Learn How to Properly Display Your Boat Identification Number in Canada

Getting your vessel registration in order (or your pleasure craft license in the case of recreational vessels) at the time of purchase is a very important step in cementing your ownership. As part of that process, you will be receiving a number that will serve as your boat identification number in Canada going forward. What do…

A Quick Guide on How to Register a Foreign Vessel in Canada

Registering a vessel with Transport Canada is a necessary step for anyone looking to operate their commercial boat in Canadian waters. Every vessel owner in the country is aware of that need. However, as simple as the process might be, it can quickly get a bit more complicated when dealing with specific vessels. This includes,…

What Does a Transfer of Canadian Registration Entail?

The registration of a vessel isn’t exactly tied to the owner, but rather to the boat itself. It is, after all, its documentation with Transport Canada. This means that, should the owner change, the registration will have to stay with the vessel. Hence, this is what the process for a transfer of Canadian registration will…

Breaking Down the Application For Pleasure Craft Licence

If you are a vessel owner with a commercial boat, you need to register it with Transport Canada. However, if it’s a recreational vessel, you don’t necessarily have to register it, but you will certainly have to get a licence for it. Let’s take a closer look at what the process for an application for…

The Details of a Transport Canada Boat Transfer Explained

With most transactions you carry out, a receipt will often be enough to establish someone as the new owner of the item that was sold. However, when it comes to larger goods such as a home or a vehicle, there are certain administrative and official processes that will need to certify these changes in ownership.…

Here’s How to Import a Vessel Into Canada Without Complications

Importing a vessel is always a big task, which is why you want to have the proper guidance throughout. The best thing to keep in mind when planning how to import a vessel into Canada is that you can always hire a broker. After all, they have the right experience in order to properly carry…

What to Do in Case of a Lost Boat Licence in Ontario

It’s difficult to understate just how important it is to make sure you have your boat licence is always in order if you want to sail undeterred. So, what happens if you have a lost boat licence in Ontario? Well, you’ll have to replenish it. The Importance of Your Boat Licence Your boat licence is…

A Quick Guide to Buying a Boat in Canada

There’s nothing more exciting than the prospect of buying a boat. After all, the maritime world will open up to you in all sorts of ways. Of course, buying a boat in Canada is a complicated matter, and one that you will need to put some thought into. Let’s take a closer look at what…

The Process of Getting a Certificate of Deletion of the Vessel Explained

There are many different kinds of vessel-related documents that you might have to get throughout your ownership of a boat or ship, but the last one you’ll have to deal with will be the certificate of deletion of the vessel.  What is a Certificate of Deletion? A certificate of deletion is a document that certifies…